"Aryan" (/ˈɛəriən, ˈɛərjən, ˈær-/) is a term meaning "noble" which was used as a self-designation by Indo-Iranian people.
The Aimaq (Persian: ایماق), also transliterated as Aimak or Aymaq, are a collection of Persian-speaking nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes.
Mountain Jews or Caucasus Jews also known as Juhuro, Juvuro, Kavkazi Jews or Gorsky Jews (Azerbaijani: Dağ Yəhudiləri, Hebrew: יהודים קווקזים Yehudim Kavkazim or יהודי ההרים Yehudey he-Harim, Turkish: Dağ Yahudileri) are Jews of the eastern and northern slopes of Caucasus, mainly Azerbaijan, Chechnya and Dagestan.
The Persian people (Persian: پارسیان) are an Iranian ethnic group native to Iran who are native speakers of the modern Persian language, closely related Iranian dialects and languages, and adhere to cultural systems connected with other ethnic Persians.
The Baloch or Baluch (Balochi: بلوچ) are a people who live mainly in the Balochistan region of the southeastern-most edge of the Iranian plateau in Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, as well as in the Arabian Peninsula.
(Not to be confused with the Hindko-speaking Hazarewal people of the Hazara region, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.) The Hazaras (Persian: هزاره) are a Persian-speaking people who mainly live in central Afghanistan, Hazara Town in Balochistan, Pakistan and Karachi.
The Iranian languages or Iranic languages are a branch of the Indo-Iranian languages, which in turn are a branch of the Indo-European language family.
The Kurds (Kurdish: کورد, Kurd) also the Kurdish people (Kurdish: گەلی کورد, Gelê Kurd) are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a contiguous area spanning adjacent parts of eastern and southeastern Turkey (Northern Kurdistan), western Iran (Eastern or Iranian Kurdistan), northern Iraq (Southern or Iraqi Kurdistan), and northern Syria (Western Kurdistan or Rojava).
Tajik (Dari: تاجيک: Tājīk , Tajik: Тоҷик) is a general designation for a wide range of Persian-speaking people of Iranian origin, with traditional homelands in present-day Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.
Durrani (Pashto: دراني) or Abdali (Pashto: ابدالی) is the name of a prominent Sarbani Pashtun tribal confederation in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Lurs (also Lors, Lurish: لورَل, Persian:لُرها) are an Iranian people living mainly in western and south-western Iran.
The Pamiris (Tajik: Помири, Persian: پامیری) are an Iranian ethnic group in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of eastern Tajikistan, the Badakhshan Province of northeastern Afghanistan, and the Chitral and Gilgit Baltistan regions of northern Pakistan.
Pashayi or Pashai are a Dardic ethno-linguistic group living primarily in eastern Afghanistan.
Dayuan (Ta-yuan; Old Chinese reconstructed pronunciation: /daːds qon/; Middle Chinese reconstructed pronunciation according to Edwin G. Pulleyblank: /daj ʔuan/; Chinese: 大宛; pinyin: Dàyuān; Wade–Giles: Ta4-yuan1; literally: "Great Ionians") was a country in Ferghana valley in Central Asia, described in the Chinese historical works of Records of the Grand Historian and the Book of Han.
The Ossetians or Ossetes (Ossetian: ир, ирæттæ, ir, irættæ; дигорæ, дигорæнттæ, digoræ, digorænttæ) are an Iranian ethnic group of the Caucasus Mountains, indigenous to the region known as Ossetia.
The Pashtuns /ˈpʌʃˌtʊnz/ or /ˈpæʃˌtuːnz/ (Pashto: پښتانه Pax̌tānə; singular masculine: پښتون Pax̌tūn, feminine: پښتنه Pax̌tana; also Pukhtuns), historically known by the exonyms Afghans (Persian: افغان, Afğān), and Pathan (Urdu: پٹھان, Paṭhān), are an ethnic group native to Afghanistan and North-Western Pakistan.
The Roxolani were a Sarmatian people, who are believed to be an offshoot of the Alans, although according to Strabo they were the most remote of Scythian peoples.
The Gilaki people or Gilaks (Gilaki:گیلک) are an Iranian people native to the northern Iran province of Gilan.
Tat people (Caucasus)
The Tat people (also: Tati, Parsi, Daghli, Lohijon, Caucasian Persians, Transcaucasian Persians) are an Iranian and ethnic Persian people, presently living within Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Russia (mainly Southern Dagestan).
Judeo-Persian, or Jidi (/ˈdʒiːdiː/; also spelled Dzhidi or Djudi), refers to both a group of Jewish dialects spoken by the Jews living in Iran and Judeo-Persian texts (written in Hebrew alphabet).
The Mazanderani people or Tabari people are an Iranian people whose homeland is the North of Iran (Tabaristan).
Zoroastrians in Iran
Zoroastrians are the oldest religious community of Iran.
Jász is the Hungarian language and English language exonym for an ethnic minority, also known by the endonyms Iasi or Jassy, that has lived in Hungary since the 13th Century.
Hola (ethnic group)
Houla (Arabic: هوله, sing. Houli هولي) is blanket term for the Arabs of the Banâdir littoral between Kangan and Bandar Abbas ; and the Qawasim of Qeshm island and the mainland near Bandar Lengeh who began to infiltrate here about 1760 from the Arabian shore opposite.
The Shabak people (Arabic: الشبك) are an ethno-religious group who live mainly in the villages of Ali Rash, Khazna, Yangidja, and Tallara in the Sinjar District of the Nineveh Province in northern Iraq.
Tat people (Iran)
Tat people of Iran (Tati: Irünə Tâtün, ایرون تاتون) are an Iranian people living in northern Iran, especially in the south of Qazvin province.
Harzandi or Harzani (Tati: هرزندی، هرزنی) is a dialect of the Tati language, spoken in the northern regions of the East Azarbaijan province of Iran.
The Basseri are a Persian nomadic and pastoral tribe of the Fars Province in Iran.
Lari people (Iran)
Lari or Achomi people are a Persian ethnic group who inhabit primarily in Southern Fars, Iran in a region historically known as Larestan.
Ajam of Bahrain
Ajam of Bahrain are an ethnic group in Bahrain composed of Shia Bahraini citizens of non-Arab Iranian national background (mainly Persian and Lur Persians).
The Khamseh is a tribal confederation in the province of Fars in southwestern Iran.
The Kurdshuli are a nomadic and pastoral tribe of the Fars Province in Iran.